Optimized for Android and already selected by several Tier-1 Mobile Device OEMs, the Discretix Multi Scheme DRM client ensures quick time-to-market for next-generation open source mobile and connected devices.
SANTA CLARA, CA — December 11, 2009 — Discretix, the leading provider of embedded security and DRM solutions for mobile devices and a member of the ARM® Connected Community™, today announced it is participating in the ARM Solution Center for Android, a collaborative resource for designers and developers of ARM technology-based products running on Android, the open source platform from the Open Handset Alliance TM. As part of this initiative, Discretix’ suite of mobile content protection solutions for Andriod™ have been optimized for the ARM architecture.
As the market for smartphones and other connected mobile devices grows, so do consumers’ expectations. The ARM Solution Center for Android provides designers and developers of Android-based devices, the assurance that the components used to develop these next-generation consumer electronic devices are up to the task.
Open source platforms are likely to push the already fast growing smartphone segment into overdrive, creating an inflection point for the mobile handset industry. Discretix’ pre-integrated DRM solutions combined with its participation in the ARM Solution Center for Android provide mobile handset vendors with best-of-breed technology, fully compliant with mobile operator’s requirements.
“Android is designed to provide high quality multimedia experience, optimized for the ARM architecture, the leading processor architecture for internet everywhere applications from mobile to the connected home,” said Kevin Smith, vice president of Segment Marketing,ARM. “ARM believes that efficient content protection and DRM is critical to allow the premium content eco-system to flourish, benefiting end-users, OEMs and service providers.”
Discretix Multi-Scheme DRM Client and Discretix Multi-Scheme Mobile TV Security Client deliver the highest level of robust security and protection for premium content, meeting the stringent requirements set by content owners and operators - while ensuring a totally transparent user experience. They provide a complete implementation of the key schemes in use today, including OMA DRM v1, OMA DRM v2.1, WM-DRM 10, OMA BCAST SCP, OMA BCAST DRMP and CPRM. For more information please visit: http://www.discretix.com/DRM/
The Solution Center for Android is accessible immediately. For more information and a full list of participating Partners please visit:
Discretix’ security solutions are deployed in a wide range of consumer electronics devices enabling services and applications, while protecting the device and its contents. Discretix’ products include embedded security co-processors and a broad range of security applications. The solutions are tightly integrated into the device, enhancing security without compromising the user experience. Discretix, a privately-owned company, serves the needs of some of the world’s best-known semiconductor and device manufacturers and has been consistently ranked among the leaders of the embedded security market. For more information, please visit www.discretix.com.
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